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Keeping their cool

The Schmidt family of Barnett enjoys cooling off Thursday, July 22 at the splash pad at the city park in Versailles. The photo was taken with permission by Becky Callaghan, who was at the park with children Kodie Callaghan and Rylee Callaghan. (submitted photo)

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Elks Lodge initiates nine members

Osage Community Elks Lodge 2705 recently initiated nine new members at the lodge in Laurie. Initiated were, front from left, Wayne Lanam, Randy Peterson, Jerry Shelton, Richard Murphy, back from left, Roger Costigan, Kent Hammersmith, Jay Davis, Kerry Anderson, and Wade Long. (submitted photo)

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New Life hosts VBS

New Life Assembly of God in Barnett hosted a Vacation Bible School July 25-28 at the church in Barnett. The theme of the VBS was Mega Sports Camp, and was geared for children ages 3 to 12. Bible verse songs were taught, live skits performed, and snacks served. Aubrey Curtin, left, plays a ball game

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Library Bookworm 08-05-21

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library Refresh I am leaving for a short vacation tomorrow and it is time. You know that feeling, it is like the last day of the work week, times a million. You just cannot wait and it just cannot get here fast enough. The downside is the prep to

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Bee’s Knees Second Place at Battle of the Brews

Bee’s Knees Ale House earned a second-place ranking Saturday, July 24 at Battle of the Brews in Jefferson City, a benefit competition. Bee’s Knees owner Chris Byars, right, said, “It was a hot day, but the amphitheater was packed with some great people and there was a lot of fantastic beers to sample from breweries

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